Magazine Articles Tagged With debut authors

Page One: Where New and Noteworthy Books Begin

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 8.17.16

September/October 2016

With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One offers the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including Jonathan Safran Foer’s Here I Am and Monica Youn’s Blackacre, as the starting point for a closer look at these new and noteworthy titles.

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Bookselling in Somalia, Cursive’s Comeback, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.28.16

Pulitzer Prize Winner James Alan McPherson dies; debut authors Yaa Gyasi and Hua Hsu in conversation; the evolving role of librarians; and other news.

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Reginald Dwayne Betts on Poetry and Law, Stephen King’s Mixtape, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.30.16

Neil Gaiman's Norse mythology; breaking taboos and loving the characters we fear; twelve essential American books; and other news.

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First Fiction 2016

by Staff

Online Exclusive

Online Only, posted 6.14.16

July/August 2016

In our sixteenth annual First Fiction roundup, five debut authors—Yaa Gyasi, Masande Ntshanga, Rumaan Alam, Maryse Meijer, and Imbolo Mbue—discuss their first books. Introduced by Angela Flournoy, Naomi Jackson, Emma Straub, Lindsay Hunter, and Christina Baker Kline.

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First Fiction 2016

by Staff

Feature

Posted 6.14.16

Staff

In our sixteenth annual First Fiction roundup, five debut authors—Yaa Gyasi, Masande Ntshanga, Rumaan Alam, Maryse Meijer, and Imbolo Mbue—discuss their first books. Introduced by Angela Flournoy, Naomi Jackson, Emma Straub, Lindsay Hunter, and Christina Baker Kline. Read exclusive excerpts and original recordings from each of the debut authors.

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Notable Cult Books, Uganda’s Mobile Library, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.9.16

May writer horoscopes; Barnes & Noble’s Leonard Riggio on retirement and the future of bookstores; an interview with poet Cole Swenson; and other news.

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Algorithm Selects Book to Publish, Bookslut’s Final Issue, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.3.16

Shelfie app partners with U.S. bookstore; Ruth Ozeki on embodied writing; on avoiding childbirth scenes in fiction; and other news.

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Pirate Libraries, L.A.’s Literati Hub, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.26.16

From playwright to novelist; novelist Angela Flournoy’s moment; poet logic; and other news.

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Juan Felipe Herrera Named Poet Laureate for Second Term, Writing Apps, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.14.16

Discoveries from reading for an audience; on the life and work of Dorothy Parker; Blanche Knopf’s hand in the publishing empire; and other news. 

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Adrienne Rich’s Feminist Beginnings, the Everlasting Shakespeare, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.5.16

What literature can do that op-eds cannot; Ian McKellen returns $1.4 million memoir advance; James Hannaham wins $15,000 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction; and other news.

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